Child friendly cottage, Highlands – Armadale, Sleat, Isle of Skye
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About Clan Donald
Enjoy the tranquillity of the Isle of Skye in one of Clan Donald's warm and comfortable self catering holiday lodges. Set above 40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodland walks, choose from six lodges offering glorious views across the Sound of Sleat to the hills of Knoydart on the mainland or The Foresters Cottage tucked within the historic restored gardens. All are thoughtfully equipped, maintained to a high standard and offer great value for an Isle of Skye holiday for all your family.
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Clan Donald Skye is a stunning 20,000acre estate set on this stunning island. Explore the historic restored gardens and 40 acres of woodland trails surrounding Armadale Castle. Talk a coastal walk and spot the prolific wildlife - if it's an outdoorsy, relaxed break you need you've found the place. Choose from a stay in a Woodland Lodge (sleep up to 6) or The Forester's Cottage (sleeps 4). All are fully equipped and ready to provide a very comfortable home from home stay on this glorious island.
Set above 40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodland walks, the six warm and comfortable lodges offer lovely views across the Sound of Sleat to the hills of Knoydart on the mainland. The Lodges are graded 4 star and equipped to the highest standard to ensure that your stay in Skye is a true home-from-home. You'll find an open-plan living room and dining kitchen, bathroom, double bedroom, twin-bedded room and a single/double bunkroom ideal for children. A cot and high chair can be provided if required.
One lodge is ramped and is suitable, with assistance, for people with wheelchairs. The lodges come fully equipped with cooker, microwave, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, telephone, FreeSat television, video and CD player.
Foresters Cottage nestles in the trees close to Armadale Castle Gardens. The cottage combines tradition with modern convenience to provide a beautiful, comfortable and intimate holiday home-from-home for up to four. The cottage has a living room, dining kitchen, bathroom, one double bedroom and one twin bedroom and is fully equipped with a recently refurbished kitchen and bathroom. Facilities include cooker, microwave, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, telephone, Sky television, video and CD player.
All linen, towels and electricity are included in the price. All self-catering properties have free Wi-Fi.
Things To Do
As for what to do during the day well the freedom of the Visitor Centre, including the Museum and Gardens, is yours to explore throughout your stay, and that might be any time of the year.
You can spot many of Scotland's iconic wildlife species in their natural environment including red and roe deer, otters and a huge variety of birds including skylarks, lapwings, shearwaters, diving gannets, golden eagles and sea eagles which you may see soaring over the Estate.
The sea around the Estate is home in the late summer to basking sharks and minke whales, while porpoises can be seen in many of the bays from the spring onwards. Walking through the ancient woodland of Dalavil you might even see an adder. If you do see this snake's distinctive markings, go quietly and carefully, and the adder should slip away!
Whatever you do you'll find fresh air, a friendly welcome and the most stunning views to feed your soul - enjoy!
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